The Japanese portal Oricon News announced that a television station press conference was being held in Japan this Monday, March 8th Fuji TV To give reports on the second season of the anime Kimetsu no yaiba (also known as Kimetsu no Yaiba: Yuukaku hen), Yet, Tsubasa Saito, Director of the Project Committee, announced that a date has not yet been set for the premiere of this new sequel for the popular franchise.
The second season was announced through a special event for the anime on February 14th. In the advertisements, the date "2021" will appear on the posters of the new animated project. More details are expected to be released soon.
- Haruo Sotozaki ((Tales of Zestiria the X, Stories from Symphonia the animation) will again direct the series in the studios Ufotable ((Fate zero, Kara no Kyōkai, Katsugeki: Touken Ranbu).
- Akira Matsushima ((Maria-sama ga Miteru, Tales of Zestiria the X.) will be responsible for character design in conjunction with Miyuki Sato, Yoko Kajiyama and Mika Kikuchi, who acted as supporting character designers in the first season and in the film.
- Yuki Kajiura ((Sword art online, Fate zero, Mahō Shōjo Madoka Magica) and Gō Shiina (Tales of Zestiria the X., Jūni Taisen, God eater) will be responsible for composing the soundtrack.
- Natsuki Hanae as Tanjirou Kamado
- Akari Kito as Nezuko Kamado
- Hiro Shimono as Zenitsu Agatsuma
- Yoshitsugu Matsuoka as Inosuke Hashibira
- Katsuyuki Konishi as Tengen Uzui
Gotouge published the original manga in the magazine Weekly shonen jump from the publisher Shueisha Completed in February 2016 and May 2020 with a total of 23 volumes. The animated adaptation of the manga had a total of 26 episodes and was produced by the studios. Ufotable, Headed by Haruo Sotozaki and published in April 2019. Then a film with the title Kimetsu no Yaiba: Mugen Ressha henwas released in Japanese theaters on October 16, 2020.
Synopsis of Kimetsu no Yaiba
In the Taisho era in Japan, Tanjirou Kamado is a kind and intelligent boy who lives in the mountains with his family. Tanjirou became the head of his family after the death of his father and makes constant trips to the village at the foot of the mountain to sell firewood and charcoal.
However, his life changes when he returns home one day after a night out and finds that his family has been killed by a demon. Tanjirou and her sister Nezuko are the only survivors now, but she has been turned into a demon, though surprisingly she still shows emotion and appears to have a sense of reason. After meeting Giyuu Tomioka, a demon hunter; Tanjirou He decides to become a demon hunter in order to hunt down his family's killer and find a way to get Nezuko back to normal.
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